Life In The Freezer

August 2014
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Footsteps in the Snow

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David Attenborough's natural history of Antarctica focuses on man's struggle to survive in this frozen world. From Captain Scott's old hut, he describes the race to be the first to the South Pole, and he reveals how today scientists and support staff manage to live at the Pole all year round, despite temperatures of -70C a...
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The Big Freeze

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A natural history of Antarctica presented by Sir David Attenborough. During the Antarctic winter, conditions are so extreme that most animal life deserts the region. The few exceptions include emperor penguins, which huddle together as storms rage, and Weddell seals, which maintain holes in the ice for access to an underwa...
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The Door Closes

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Winter approaches and most animals prepare to migrate north to warmer climates. Amid the wildness of the landscape, penguins struggle ashore to feed their young, leopard seals pounce at unsuspecting fledglings, fur seal pups take their first swim, and young wandering albatrosses rehearse their amazing courtship dance.
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The Race to Breed

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A natural history of Antarctica presented by Sir David Attenborough. It's summer in Antarctica, and with 24-hour daylight the race to breed is on as two million fur seals crowd the beaches of South Georgia. When the pups are born, ferocious bulls attack any intruders who challenge their females. Meanwhile, chinstrap pengui...
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The Ice Retreats

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A natural history of Antarctica, presented by David Attenborough. In the spring, the thaw begins and animals like the humpback whale and the crabeater seal follow the retreating ice.
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The Bountiful Sea

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With winter temperatures of -70C and winds of 100mph, only a few hundred people live in this inhospitable continent that is one and a half times the size of Europe. The wildlife, however, is abundant - millions of penguins, thousands of whales and half the world's seals somehow survive some of the hardest conditions on the...
July 2013

Footsteps in the Snow

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A look at how today scientists manage to live at the Pole all year round.(R)

The Big Freeze

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During the Antarctic winter conditions are so extreme that most animals desert the region.(R)

The Door Closes

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Autumn stirs harsh seas which batter Antarctica, leaving penguins to struggling to feed.(R)

The Race to Breed

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It's summer in Antarctica, and the race to breed is on for two million fur seals.(R)
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